Origins of Navy SEALs began with civilians

After the Navy SEALs succesfully conducted last year's raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the highly secretive special operations force was brought back into everyday conversation. But not all of the little-known information about the organization is under lock and key. Most don't know that the SEALs were originally a civilian group.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 06:40am EDT

Prince William police seeking re-accreditation

The Prince William County Police Department is being examined by assessors from a national law enforcement group.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 12:08pm EDT

County fairgoers urged to be cautious around animals

Now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked 12 cases of swine flu to agricultural fairs in Hawaii, Ohio and Indiana, local health officials are warning people to take precautions as they go to county fairs in Virginia and Maryland.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:03am EDT

Pr. William County police chief announces retirement

Prince William County Police Chief Charlie Deane handled some of the biggest crimes in our region during his four decades on the force and his 24 years as its chief.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 03:11pm EDT

Police ID victims in 2 separate crashes in Prince William

Prince William County police are investigating two deadly crashes on the western end of the county.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 03:40am EDT

Sexual assault charges against ice cream shop owner move forward

A former police officer turned ice cream shop owner was in court this week facing 23 charges of sexually assaulting a boy back in 1996.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 07:44am EDT

Fencing: A game of physical chess (PHOTOS)

Sword fighting and blade wielding isn't just for the movies anymore. Fencing brings the thrill and action of swordplay to people both young and old. It's also an Olympic sport that has gained popularity over the years, including in Manassas.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 04:38am EDT

Police: Va. man charged for rapes he committed in 1990s

A 50-year-old Woodbridge man was arrested on Wednesday for several rapes police say he committed in the 1990s against an underage woman.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 03:21pm EDT

Police identify 4-year-old Va. shooting victim

A 4-year-old boy is dead following an accidental self-inflicted fatal gunshot to the head.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Prince William Co. to widen part of Route 1

An attempt will be made to alleviate another of the region's road bottlenecks. But this time, it will be done without state or federal money.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 02:04pm EDT

Auto Train offers an alternative to driving to Florida

The Auto Train, which travels from Lorton, Va. to Sanford, Fla., is one of the region's most unique forms of transportation, combining mass transit and America's love of the automobile.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 11:08am EDT

Potomac Nationals ballpark to have crab house

The new Potomac Nationals ballpark will feature skyboxes, crabs and better training facilities.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 08:05am EDT

Potomac Nationals to get new stadium in Woodbridge

Virginia and local officials say they have a deal with the owner of the Potomac Nationals to build a new minor league ballpark for the club in Woodbridge.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 03:56am EDT

Va. girl, 9, saves 4-year-old from drowning

A 9-year-old girl is being recognized for saving a 4-year-old girl from drowning in Manassas last month.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 03:14pm EDT

Holly Acres residents could be forced to move

More than 100 families were left homeless last year after Tropical Storm Lee inundated Holly Acres Mobile Home Park in Prince William County. Some residents were able to move back, but now they could be facing eviction.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 05:52am EDT

Dogs can suffer heat stroke

Like in people, dogs can suffer from heat stroke. Watch for heavy panting and ropy saliva.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 11:27am EDT

Fire engulfs apts. in Woodbridge, boy called hero

An 11-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero after helping residents of a Woodbridge apartment building escape a four-alarm-fire Thursday night.

Friday - 07/06/2012, 03:39am EDT

Body of missing Pr. William Co. man found in river

The body of Mohammad Mehboob was recovered from the Occoquan River early Friday morning. Fairfax County police are investigating.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 08:41am EDT

Va. woman charged with neglect after daughter nearly drowns

A Manassas woman was charged with felony child neglect on Friday after police say she left her five young children unsupervised near a pool and one of them nearly drowned.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 03:37pm EDT

Man sentenced for killing wife at Va. Chick-fil-A

A man who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife, walking up to her car at Chick-fil-A drive- through in northern Virginia and shooting her at point-bank range, will spend years in prison.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 12:35pm EDT
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